The Breakfast Club (The Source)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or whenever we get around to it) to talk about current news and our boring lives and to make fun of LaEscapee! If we are ever running late, it’s PhilJD’s fault.

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This Day in History

The U.S. drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan; President Richard Nixon resigns; Charles Manson cult murders actress Sharon Tate and four others; Singer Whitney Houston born; Musician Jerry Garcia dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.

Leonardo da Vinci

Breakfast News

US judge voids part of North Carolina election law

Emergency declared ahead of Charlottesville anniversary

Kentucky city to move statues honoring Confederate, nativist

Famous Nevada pimp running for office loses brothel license

Charges dropped against 11-year-old shocked with stun gun

Police: Alaska man, son caught on video killing bear, cubs

Returned Korean War dog tag belonged to Army medic

Venezuela ruling party cracks down on opposition lawmakers

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Zimbabwean opposition official denied asylum, being deported

Chile’s Michelle Bachelet to be new UN human rights chief

Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo’s latest deadly outbreak

Boys rescued from cave, once stateless, get Thai citizenship

Breakfast Blogs

In Trump’s America, Veterans Are Just Another Marvel Franchise Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Recuse is a dirty word in Trumpland digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Tuesday night at the races Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Just Following Orders: Overdue Oversight and Unanswered Questions on Family Separations Katherine Hawkins, Just Security

Jacobin: Actually, Republicans Love Medicaid Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Tlaib Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

First They Came For The Libtards… drftglass, at his blog


Choose Yastreblyansky, Rectification of Names

Here’s Your Daily Reminder That Trump’s Republicans Are Fucking Terrifying Evan Hurst, Wonkette

Voting By Cell Phone Is A Terrible Idea, And West Virginia Is Probably The Last State That Should Try It Anyway Karl Bode, Techdirt